Video conferencing was first introduced to the public in the mid-1960’s, and although the overall concept of connecting two or more locations at the same time through video has stayed the same, the technology has drastically changed. Starting out as an expensive, bulky hardware based system that transmitted an image once every two seconds, video conferencing has since evolved into a much simpler, less complex web-based solution. Read more »
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What Everybody Ought to Know About Video Conferencing – Top Stories Around the Web – January 14, 2011
|Attorneys: Reduce Travel Time and Expenses when Meeting with Medical Experts
It is now possible for two or more people to simultaneously share computers from anywhere in the world through web conferencing. One of the best applications we at MediVisuals have found for this software is to enable the attorney, medical expert and medical illustrator to review and discuss imaging studies simultaneously from their respective offices. Read more »
Twitter users around the globe are taking to the social network to report that Skype is down for them. The tweets started hitting Twitter this morning and continue as of this writing. Users are also reporting that their mobile applications, including those on Android and on the iPhone, are inoperable. Were you affected?
A pioneering program at Catonsville Middle School is helping more students pass state assessments in reading and math. More than 50 percent of students who had previously not scored proficient on the tests passed last year after participating in the Maryland State Assessment math and reading “blasts” at the middle school, said principal Michael Thorne.
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By 2015 the browser-based web conferencing market is expected to be a $2.85 billion dollar industry. Researchers feel this is due to organizations looking to elevate company productivity, as well as provide a working environment that thrives off of innovation and real-time communications. Read more »
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The New York State Public High School Athletic Association is facing tough economic times. During the 2009-2010 school year, the organization was forced to make a bevy of cuts and changes in order to balance the budget.
Business in the Lakeshore School Division in Manitoba, Canada, just got a bit easier.
It was no easy task getting farming information to the most rural parts of India. That is, until the emergence of video conferencing technology.
Officials in Paris, Tennessee, have found that their state-of-the-art video conferencing technology has resulted in a huge leap forward for the Henry County Sheriff’s Department and the Henry County General Sessions Court, reports the Paris Post-Intelligencer.
NASA LEARN, or Learning Environments and Research Network, has teamed up with NASA Explorer Schools to bring the organization’s educational resources to educators via a series of webinars, reports Space Ref.
An alumnus of Montana State University has donated more than $3 million to MSU’s College of Business, reports the school. The gift will improve technology for entrepreneurship students.